Kavita Agarwal

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CONTEXT Although Indian law permits abortion for a broad range of social and medical indications, millions of unsafe and illegal abortions and countless subsequent complications occur annually. Nonetheless, in the central Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, few women with abortion complications are reported to seek care at registered private and public health(More)
Mucin-type O-glycans form one of the most abundant and complex post-translational modifications (PTM) on cell surface proteins that govern adhesion, migration, and trafficking of hematopoietic cells. Development of targeted approaches to probe functions of O-glycans is at an early stage. Among several approaches, small molecules with unique chemical(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and effectiveness of self-administered treatment with isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) for cervical ripening in Indian women with postdated pregnancies. METHODS A randomized, placebo-controlled study was conducted with 200 women with postdated pregnancies and unfavorable cervices who self-administered vaginally either 2 40-mg(More)
Aims. Prostaglandin E2 is the most commonly used drug for cervical ripening prior to labour induction. However, there are concerns regarding uterine tachysystole and nonreassuring fetal heart (N-RFH). Isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) has been used successfully for cervical ripening. The present study was conducted to compare the two drugs for cervical ripening(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes among pregnant women diagnosed with dengue infection. METHODS In a retrospective study, the medical records of all pregnant women with dengue infection admitted to Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India, from July to December 2015 were reviewed. Maternal and fetal outcomes were compared by pregnancy length and stage of disease(More)
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